Domaine de Courteillac
Domaine de Courteillac - Bordeaux supérieur - 2009
   

DOMAINE DE COURTEILLAC BORDEAUX SUPERIEUR ROUGE 2010

GRAPE VARIETIES :   70 % merlot, 10 % cabernet franc, 20 % cabernet-sauvignon Average age of the vines 25 ans. Yield 43 hl/ha.
VINIFICATION :   De-stalking. Automatic sorting. Slow fermentation 27°C to 30°C. Post fermentation maceration 15 days. Malolatic fermentation partly in vats.
AGEING :   16 months : 25 % in new oak barrels - 25 % in one year old oak barrels – 50% in vats.
TASTING NOTES :   Nice and dark color. The attack is round, full and very fruity. The wine is dense, rich, complex and exuberant, with a very sweet, harmonious and unctuous finish. Character a little non typical of the usual style of the property.
CONSULTANT :   Stéphane DERENONCOURT.
PRESSE :   Bernard BUTSCHY – Le Figaro – The best vintage ever produced... Bettanne & Desseauve : Very nice wine, intense and elegant, with the superb freshness of a very pure fruit. Highly recommended 16/20. Robert PARKER – The Wine Advocate : 87/88 sleeper of the vintage. LA REVUE DU VIN DE FRANCE, Spécial Millésime 2010 : Among the great success of the vintage.
     
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